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Aug 31, 2010 6:00pm PDT
, alameda county, santa clara, san mateo county. a cursory review shows that our work is largely similar to other labs. best practice in the short term would include prayer regarding stranger cases. in the long term, hiring two specialized criminalists as recommended by the comptroller's office and continue to support the products for implementation and will produce greater efficiencies. on the spreadsheet i have here, turn around time in days for sexual assault cases? 90 days. lapd, 90. santa clara, 90. alameda, 30 to 30. the stranger suspect case priorities -- is it a priority? san diego, yes, santa clara, it depends on trial needs. alameda county, as needed. our department, yes. definition of a backlog in san diego county means it is unassigned. in lapd, unassigned. to declare, unassigned. alameda, over 30 days. sfpd, unassigned. that is what i mean by industry standards. staff numbers and forensic biology unit. san diego county, 21 . the lapd, 27. santa clara county, 20. alameda, eight. our department, seven total. average number of new sex cases requested monthly. lapd, 112. santa c
Sep 13, 2010 3:30pm PDT
in alameda county. what has been helpful to me is i think that overwhelmingly, we have this being tough on crime problem as opposed to being smart on crime, but i think that even in places where you would not expect it, people are starting to make the connection. for example, a lieutenant from the sheriff's department in alameda county is one of the most consistent and supported participants in the coordinating council for reentry in alameda county. i would say it is an unlikely ally, and i'm sure that we are lucky in his leadership and support. but i do think it is because they are starting to see the connection between services and opportunities for people after incarceration. and the outcomes, which are positive. in the same vein, my office, we have funding to provide legal services for people with criminal records. unfortunately, the san francisco public defender is unique in this state. there are a few other models, but it is unfortunately not in every county, but there is a clean slate project, and that is not a foregone conclusion. the other thing is i and my bad attitude, i prob
Sep 18, 2010 4:00am PDT
battling. they kicked the construction industry back to good health. the upper right one is the alameda park station. they could not aid the private agencies. alameda had its own electrical system. these are various projects. los angeles storm drain system. they raised the dam. your water is a product of pw a. they built the sacramento water reservoir. the fans were so well built that in fact, they are still in use. the engineers said we have to replace a ball bearing. we of course, have neglected our infrainstruct our and it's rated to be a d and dropping. so if you don't pay your taxes, things do fall down. much of it is things that were built during the new deal. fortunately, they built them very well. so the stuff was really built to last. but, if you don't have taxes to run a state. i expect we will see more of that stuff. i will give you a brief tour that we take for granted. the commitment to public education in all its manifestations. public schools from kindergarten to higher education. there are thousand of new deal schools built within less than ten years. many have art work
Sep 27, 2010 6:00pm PDT
removed permanently. >>> police in alameda opportunity are investigating a report of a sexual assault on a teenaged girl. the girl told police she was kidnapped and attacked on her way to school this morning. christien kafton is live in alameda with more on what he's learned today. >> reporter: well, amendment police are telling me they are still questioning the teenaged girl in this -- girl in this case and investigating the claims she was sexually assaulted on her way to school. amendment police arrived at the school shortly before noon. a family member of the girl called kight telling us the teenager's story after that teen showed up late for school. a family member says the girl said she was walking to school when a masked man abducted her, took her to a nearby park and assaulted her. she says she was left in the park and was able to make her way to school. she waited an hour or two to report it to someone at the school and then contacted police. alameda investigators would not talk on camera today. this afternoon, i spoke with a member of the girl's family who told me the girl wa
Sep 29, 2010 11:00pm PDT
? >> local airport officials say they've been getting calls from people who live here in alameda and all over the bay area. the problem? they say they've been getting buzzed by airplanes here in the bay area. and when they complained, they found out that the feds may be looking for illegal pot grows. >> everything we do you now is so public that we have to be prepared to be observed, particularly outside of our home. >> and that's apparently what's happening to people living in this quiet alameda neighborhood. over the past several months, the small engine plane have been hovering over neighborhoods. people board by the noise wanted to know what was going on. >> everyone wants to sleep and have a peaceful thing going on. >> people at the oakland airport confirmed that an aircraft has been performing public safety operations in bay area neighborhoods. experts believe the type of plae planes used are consistent with planes used looking for illegal marijuana fields and grow houses. >> it feels like we're going to become the battleground for what happens, as usual, for the rest of the country. >>
Sep 30, 2010 4:30am PDT
in protective custody in alameda county. >>> this morning an alameda county police officer is recovering for injuries after he accidentally shot himself at an east bay gun range. the officer was training at the gun club in castro valley when his gun discharged. he was hit in the lower body and taken by life flight to a trauma center now in stable condition. doctors say he should make a full recovery. >>> airplanes buzzing the east bay neighborhood may be federal agents looking for drugs. that's got some residents complaining that big brother is watching too closely. >> everything we do is so public that we have to be prepared to be observed outside of the homes. >> that's what's happening to people living in this quiet alameda neighborhood. over the past several months, the small plane has been hovering over neighborhoods. people wanted to know what was going on. >> everyone wants to see the peaceful thing going on. >> they confirm a federal law enforcement aircraft has been performing public safety operations in bay area neighborhoods. experts believe the type of planes used are consist
Sep 8, 2010 3:30am PDT
, so those will also move quickly to construction. during the reporting quarter, the upper alameda creek filtering project went from planning to design. the crystal springs upgrade project reached the bid and award phase. the subtle valley water treatment project -- the sunol valley water treatment project be moved to close out. construction has been completed on 15 projects with a total project of $183 million. so here is a summary of the overall cost and schedule variances of the program level, and what we are doing is we are basically comparing the variances from the third quarter to those of this reporting quarter, the fourth quarter. i would like to point out that the black figures are good, as they reflect costs of underwriting and early completion, so if we start by looking at the second and third columns, both of 40 regional project. our cost forecast is now $94 million under run, which is $56 million in additional cost savings compared to last quarter. with respect to the last quarter, we forecasted a reduction of $64 million in hard costs and an increase of $8 million in
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Sep 18, 2010 3:00pm EDT
francisco, alameda county it looks like kids will learn the four rs this year, reading, writing, arithmetic and reeducation and a group of gay couples is pushing lesson number nine an anti-bullying lesson plan to teach kids in kindergarten through 5th grade about lgbt, lesbian, gay, transsexual and transgender lifestyles. >> we have been e together 15 years and raised our children since birth and we needed to address the issues of harassment and needed to address the issues of visibility and the district answered the call. >> alameda unified school district is acting appropriately in response to anecdotal knowledge and data that anti-lgbt harassment does occur in our schools as it does in other schools across the state and country. >> remember, this is about kindergarten through 5th grade. after the meet being asked assistant superintendent schrott to provide the data she referenced on lgbt bullying and replied, quote: i referred you to the district's legal counsel, it is appropriate that she respond. we're still waiting for that response. what we do know is out of the 140,000 schools in th
Sep 21, 2010 2:30am PDT
sentencia a cadena perpetua. -- los detectives del condado de alameda piden su ayuda para identificar a un sujeto que el viermes supuestamente intenÓ secuestrar a una niÑa de 12 aÑos en "castro valley".-- la menor dice que iba caminando a la escuela por la calle "cull canyon", cuando se le acerÓ un hombre en un auto.-- el sujeto se le emparejo a la niÑa y le insistÓ en varias ocasiones para que se subiera al veÍculo.-- el sospechoso parece ser un latino de unos 40 aÑos de edad.-- el auto es rojo, de cuatro puertas, posiblemente un ford taurus. ---el distrito escolar unificado de san francisco podria darles vivienda a sus maestros.---para muchos educadores resulta imposible vivir en la ciudad debido al alto costo de la vivienda, y muchos han tenido que rentar casas en grupo para pagar la renta.---la idea es convertir un edificio ubicado en el 1950 de la calle mission en Ás de 100 departamentos de una o dos recamaras.---un tercio de los maestros en las escuelas de san francisco no vive en la ciudad.---el salario Ínimo de los educadores en el distrito es de 47-mil Ólares anuales...
Sep 6, 2010 4:00pm PDT
renovation of its record. meanwhile, other democrats are the alameda labor council iand picnic in oakland. >> police and new work are trying to find out who killed this man out of the hotel. this bubody was found behind the w suites that the gateway. and at 8:30 p.m. buffet broke up and heard gunshots and found no victim's. the believe that 26 year-old julius been struck at the party. 300-400 people were at the full party last night trying to determine if a hotel of the proper permit to hold that event. for >> a man in livermore is in custody after allegedly stabbing his wife and teenage son. gary gomez took his friends, and his two friends to fishing midnight. and after an argument one of the children went home and the argument escalated into a fist fight and the and the father pulled out the fish knife and stabbed to some 11 times. the wife was a victim of a stab wound by trying to break up that fight. she was stabbed in her hand. >> the 680, and craig sklar is explaining everything. >> this slab of concrete on used on highway 680 we open on september 20th. work will begin on a new car
Sep 6, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. this yellow line is going to be changed. and the alameda county transportation department is saying that $50-$60 from 5:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. and-up. and only $5-$6, and three different and reports, mission boulevard, and a alameda, and the current will be able to use this like any eller ho ov >> work is underway for the san francisco great highway 2 stormedestroyed by winter storm, you can see that it started this weekend. reestablish this great highway and was closed in december 20th 09 and january of this year after heavy storms caused damage to the adjacent seat collapsed. you can see on google birtdearth, that this is happening from stifling boulevard all the way to sluropo skyline repaving, and all the way into the end of october. >> with temperatures dropping all the way into 20 degrees, your full forecast coming up in just a few minutes. 0@@ san francisco gavin newson barbara boxer, and candidates for attorney general, and pamela harris and jerry brown was running for governor. immediately after that, jerry brown went to another labor day rally and is under way right now. and also jerry
Sep 29, 2010 9:00am PDT
on the peninsula and in alameda, but this happens to be the first one we could bring to the commission. vice president vietor: that is correct. i do remember now, but i have obviously forgotten. i see that river partners is a 5 01 c three. what is their pursuit exactly? >> i am not sure. i can tell you from the broadest perspective that the fish and wildlife service has its property within its boundaries for the refuge. we would be talking about them taking title to the land. the cannot do that without congressional authorization. we are trying to build a bridge to the future. if the bridge is never built, the partners can manage that. but because of its surrounding neighboring landscapes and property ownership, i think that probably would be the ideal situation for everybody. the cannot do that without congress acting. -- they cannot do that without congress acting. that has been discussed many times since the flood. it would not surprise me if that happened again. vice president vietor: help me understand why they are deemed a 501c3. >> federal tax code. vice president vietor: i understand
Sep 28, 2010 11:30pm PDT
to vote on the proposal next month. >>> the woman who targets luxury >>> residents of alameda neighborhood are returning tonight near bay farm elementary school. residents received automated calls asking them to shelter in place. no one was injured. >>> a judge granted the city a preliminary injunction to keep club suede shuttered. san francisco city attorney is suing to make the closure permanent. >>> police arrested nancy chi ni on saturday in a parking lot of valley fair mall. it's her seventh arrest since june and sheriff's record shows she is being held in lieu of $200 million bail. authorities say she has vandalized more than 30 vehicles. >>> motorcycle ridings governor arnold schwarzenegger signed a bill today to quiet very loud motorcycles. the bill targets motorcycle owners who remove factually installed emission and replaces them with parts. the law makes it a crime to operate a bike with emotion control standards. >>> the medal of valor was given to 20 officers today. >> i'm a movie action hero but you are the true action heros, thank you very much. >> reporter: amo
Sep 28, 2010 10:00pm PDT
of alameda neighborhood are returning tonight near bay farm elementary school. residents received automated calls asking them to shelter in place. no one was injured. >>> a judge granted the city a preliminary injunction to keep club suede shuttered. san francisco city attorney is suing to make the closure permanent. >>> police arrested nancy chi ni on saturday in a parking lot of valley fair mall. it's her seventh arrest since june and sheriff's record shows she is being held in lieu of $200 million bail. authorities say she has vandalized more than 30 vehicles. >>> motorcycle ridings governor arnold schwarzenegger signed a bill today to quiet very loud motorcycles. the bill targets motorcycle owners who remove factually installed emission and replaces them with parts. the law makes it a crime to operate a bike with emotion control standards. >>> the medal of valor was given to 20 officers today. >> i'm a movie action hero but you are the true action heros, thank you very much. >> reporter: among the ten officers honored were four members of the t police department there has there's . ther
Sep 21, 2010 6:00am PDT
. there are plans for more h.o.t. lanes on 580 in alameda county and 237 in santa clara county. >>> meanwhile another highway improvement project is finished now in the east bay. a celebration yesterday marked the completion of work to improve traffic flow in the castro valley area. the upgrade includes a revamp of the redwood road interchange with a new eastbound on-ramp and westbound off-ramp. the 580 interchange project costs about $30 million. 80% was paid by sales taxes, the rest by state and federal funds. >>> let's check traffic and weather. gianna? >> unfortunately, san jose is our hotspot this morning. almaden expressway a very well traveled portion of the roadway this morning is closed between harry and o'grady. this is due to a deadly car crash that happened overnight. again, almaden expressway shut down. one person died at the scene. the driver was taken to the hospital. the vehicle hit a pole and caught on fire. the investigation will last for quite some time. expect the closure for most of the morning. we'll keep you updated and let you know as soon as it opens but again almade
Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm PDT
a substation and it would be managed by the police chief who would become a sheriff's captain. >>> the alameda fire chief who was photographed filling up his personal car with city gasoline last month today was placed on administrative leave. city leaders are not saying why, and whether the gasoline issue played a role at the time chief david kapler said he was essentially on call 24 hours a day, so the gas was part of his compensation agreement. alameda's mayor and city manager will say only that it's a personnel issue. kapler was the subject of a no confidence vote by firefighters last year. >>> still ahead at 5:00, how clean is your kitchen? the surprising dish on where you cook. >>> plenty of shoppers like to go the organic route. are they getting what they're paying for? >>> the smart meter controversy heats up with a new report, pointing the finger at one of pg&e's departments. >>> and another explosion on an oil platform in the gulf. we'll have the latest on the situation there. >>> i'm jeff ranieri, hot in the east bay today with plenty of upper 90s and triple digits. warm tonight 11:0
Sep 14, 2010 4:30am PDT
to inspect the gas lines in california. of particular concern is a stretch south of the alameda county fairground and it is other located in fremont. pg&e ranked them as the riskiest gas lines in the bay area. now reviewing their emergency plan in case something were to happen. the fire chief is particularly frustrated when we spoke with him, saying he wish he had known this before. he is yet to give them the exact location that runs through the city. live here in san bruno, bob ri dell in the bay. >> pg&e is helping san bruno recover from the explosion. money will be given to homeowners in 15, 25, and $50,000 increments depending on how much damage was done to the home. >> a high profile murder trial may be moved out of the east bay. a change of venue will take place for the black muslim bakery leader and codefendant antoine mackey. they are charged with three murders including chauncy bailey. the case is so high profile, the client could not get a fair hearing. bailey was working on a story on financial problems when murdered in august of 2007. candidates for oakland mayor will be ta
Sep 15, 2010 11:00pm PDT
in alameda that could close in the next two years. wood middle school along with washington and other elementaries could shut down next year and in 2012 possibly edison, otis, lum and bay farm. one option is to create two giant high schools for 7th through 12th grade. eric martinez would be a 12-year-old freshman. >> is that intimidating to you? >> yes, it is. >> cindy wong says high schools in china where she grew up are structured the same way, but she worries that students here might not adapt as well. >> as a middle school we don't get bad influence from the high school kids. here america is a free country, and that's my bit of concern is how the high schoolers are going to affect the middle schoolers. >> elementary schools could become mega k-6 schools with up to a thousand students with kindergarten through third grade class sizes ballooning to 32 students per teacher. >> there is simply not enough room for the children. >> even with all the cuts the district could be short up $12 million up to the next two years. the writing was on the wall after they reect jed a parcel -- reje
Sep 24, 2010 11:00pm PDT
was arrested in late august. deputies say he got caught up in a sting by alameda county sheriff's office in the fremont courthouse. a woman they are not identifying came up to the traffic window to pay a ticket. a source says it was a large fine. deputies say hernandez offered to fix the ticket in return for cash. instead, she reported the bribe offer. sources tell us they were $100 bills. the woman then handed the money over to hernandez as deputies watched. this is sergeant jd nelson. >> that person did go forward and do that, had their record taken care of at basically a third less than what it would have cost. >> reporter: earlier last week, felix chavez was arrested after court officials launched an investigation to see who else may have been involved. >> after we arrested mr. hernandez we did an audit and found discrepancies. >> the alameda court administrators denied our request for an interview. they said according to judicial cannons of et thuks and other restrictions, they were unable to comment on pending cases and related issues. appropriate administrative actions have been t
Sep 6, 2010 7:00pm PDT
treatment plant. >> near the spill site crews tore apart of the boat investigators say an alameda- based company had been dismantling the tub for scrap metal. they had one boom around the boat and they do not know how long it was leaking oil or whether they have proper permits. >> i had no indication that the fire department was informed of this operation but come monday that will come about. >> reporter: they did warn holiday borders at marina and other docs of. >> there is a lot of voting going around, i would not going to water but it's a nice river. >> reporter: so far they have had no support of oiled birds or water -- or wildlife and it will be monitoring the situation overnight and will resume cleanup efforts tomorrow morning. reporting live in petaluma, jana katsuyama, k. to. >> a man scaled a 60 story building late this afternoon and police arrested him just after he finished his klein. he is a daredevil who calls himself "skyscaperman" print he is known for stunts and have scaled the tallest building in the us that used to be called the sears tower in chicago. officers were w
Sep 29, 2010 5:00pm PDT
bank today to find out what's being done to make sure the food bank can handle the need. >> the alameda trinity food bank to request for emergency food is doubled over the last three years and they're expecting a record-setting holiday season this is the phone center is where all the calls come in when folks need help getting food and lately it's been a lot more busy than usual. the economy has taken a toll on those who typically would have to call in for emergency help getting food. to give you an idea just a much things have changed the past two years this july for 33 refers for emergency food and compare that to july 2007 rose only half of them in your laurels. and of it will grow the food banks of the number of referrals and 25 years of operation. but in addition girls ready for the holiday season the expert forums to broken on the number of referrals goes up, they have to buy more food and is a badly need financial donations of a good handle the request to come in. in alameda kron 4 news. >> and employment rate nationwide rose last month according to labor department new jobless cl
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm PDT
is back in the bay area today. the alameda county sheriff's released this booking photo of barrientos. barrientos faces 10 charges for shooting officer young while he was trying to arrest him. >>> san san francisco police officers donated blood in honor of that shot police officer. officials say officer todd young was shot twice in the pelvis, he has undergone surgery and remains in serious condition. >>> police today named a second suspect in the deaths of two women who's decomposed bodies were found inside a vallejo home tuesday night. this as officers uncover more evidence and try to unravel the murder of two people. allie rasmus has the story. >> reporter: the coroner conducted autopsies on the two women who were found in this home earlier this week. today we learned a little bit more on the man who lived in this home with one of those women and police say he is the suspect in the two women's deaths. police say writtenhouse is the suspect in his wife's murder and her friend. >> we have to continue working on it and hopefully we can come with the answers. >> reporter: alan lived i
Sep 3, 2010 12:00pm PDT
. >>> the alameda county sheriff's office are looking for two men accused of kidnapping two men. take a look at these photos. arrest warrants have been issued for of 2-year-old manuel trujillo and muhammad kahne. >>> they are two of the suspects in the killing of francisco lopez. lopez disappeared last year but his body was found last week. investigators had arrested the first two suspects before finding the body. now, they are searching for the second pair of suspects. >> we are activity searching for these two -- we are actively searching for these two men. we do believe them to be armed and dangerous. we do know that they have felonies and have served time in prison. we do believe that mr. kahn has been in the oakland area and is with his girlfriend. >> police believe that lopez had gone to this home in hayward to buy marijuana and they were mistaken for burglars. his brother escaped but mr. lopez was severely beaten and thrown into a vehicle. >>> it has been a rough night and morning for bay area boaters. we'll show you where they got stuck for hours >>> and the first african american to
Sep 19, 2010 11:00pm PDT
during the 1989 earthquake. while scientists here have long known san francisco, oakland and alameda communities built on landfill are vulnerable to this the new maps better let them pinpoint which neighborhoods will be most dangerous during a quake. >> this is alameda creek. it has a very large watershed. so it has young deposits that are saturated with groundwater and susceptible to liquidfaction. >> this tape of data allows you to go into a community and develop a plan and focus on those people there to get them prepared at a higher level. >> reporter: the fire district chief harold chapelhoman has been involved in the 1995 oklahoma city bombing. the new maps offer developers an important planning tool. >> at some point if buildings are demolished we will create something new or build something there we might want to have a higher standard based upon knowing that that's going to be a problem. >>> and that's it for this week's "second look." i'm julie haener. thank you for watching.
Sep 27, 2010 4:30pm PDT
. >> @ crowne/imperial beach and imperial bea in alameda, it is n providing itch on sckins with creatures finding a parasite living on the japanese baby snail. and how they got to these waters is not certain however, they're thriving in these waters in alameda. and from any of mild edge to a rash that is likely poison oak. and most reports as swimmers itch we happens in the former summer months lovely summer, october. and it is going to be a precaution to keep in mind as this hot week continues. >> the oil spill at is really blasting the government, bp this panel is comparing global of the initial estimate of the size of the spill to the general custer's fifth a mistake and talk to letting the number of indians at little big horn. and since this wealth has been permanently sealed this incident commander is saying that the blow estimate did not hamper the government's response. government officials said that it is difficult to believe. >> this neighborhood in portage, wisconsin is under water. the fun is getting worse and a nearby levee is already being stressed. and some do not want to ev
Sep 4, 2010 8:30am PDT
getting the highland hospital built over in alameda county, and we recruited him here, so our lead project manager is ron allen need a. i want to acknowledge 10. -- ron alameda. he is leading a great team devoted public servants in the department of public works. they are supported by edgar lopez, our head of project management, and our city engineer and deputy manager. it is with them and me that we are committed to doing as mitch said, which is bringing this project, delivering it to you on time and on budget as we promised when we got the support of the voters back last november. i also just want to mention that we are not only just building a hospital, but we are building a hospital that will meet the seismic requirements, very stringent seismic requirements that state law requires, and that san franciscans desert to make sure that we will be safe in the event of the earthquake that we know is going to come. we are delivering this building to be a lead certified building, which means that over the life of the building, it will perform better, use less energy and water and other resourc
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